Asia Islamic Fashion Week will be held for four (4) days between March 29, and April 1, from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm at Malaysian International Trade and Exhibition Centre (MiTEC), Kuala Lumpur.
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Asia Islamic Fashion Week 2018 in Kuala Lumpur
Schedule for the fashion show
Fashion Trade Show, Fashion Show, Fashion Interact
Kuala Lumpur – Press Release
On Thursday, 29 March, Asia Islamic Fashion Week 2018 (#AIFW2018) opens its door for the second year to welcome over 10,000 visitors, including local and international press to buyers, broadcasters, designers and industry insiders from over 10 countries. This will be the 2nd edition of the Asia Islamic Fashion Week which will be held for four (4) days between Thursday, 29 March and Sunday, 1 April 2018 from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm at Malaysian International Trade and Exhibition Centre (MiTEC), Kuala Lumpur.
The event is set to feature an opening show themed “Batik & Songket” on its first day followed by seven (7) more three (3) days runway shows which will showcase emerging talents as well as internationally renowned fashion labels. The diverse schedule of #AIFW2018 also includes a uniquely designed trade event featuring a blend of Muslim wear with cutting-edge style which are within the Islamic context. The trade event will be participated by 80 Islamic-inspired booths from Halal cosmetics, accessories, Muslim lifestyle brands and Sharia-compliant resources.
Over 30 designers will be taking over the #AIFW2018 runway stage, showcasing their designs across seven (7) fashion show slots. They include Bulbulia (South Africa) and Kamiidea (Indonesia) in partnership with the Celessence UK. Prominent Malaysia designers such as Rico Rinaldi, Cosry, Naelofar Hijab, Imaan Boutique, Bianco Mimosa, Eja Shahril and Ridzuan Bohari will be on schedule to showcase their latest collections. Meanwhile Fizi Woo and Syomir Izwa will be featured in the exhibition hall.
Internationally celebrated Indonesian designers; Laudya Cynthia Bella, Ayu Dyah Andari and Kursein Karzai will present their new collection on Friday. As well as Jeny Tjahyawati and Zainal Songket on Saturday. Nina Nughoro and Ivan Gunawan respectively on the final day, Sunday.
New to the line-up this year are Chic (Iran) and Maryam Bakhtiari (Iran), who will debut their new collection for the first time in Kuala Lumpur. Faramas (Iran), Mukhitdinova Shokhida (Uzbekistan), Maya Cosmetic (USA), Berolin (Japan), Zahara (Singapore) and Anjilla Seddeqi (Australia) will showcase to an audience of trade and consumers at the exhibition hall. Other international brands joining the exhibition include Indah Ederra (Indonesia) alongside Malaysian homegrown fashion labels Aidijuma, Syarifah Mudaim,Waarna and Style Annexe Hashtag Hartamas.
Malaysia’s pioneering emerging womenswear talent being showcased this year are Mak Cun by Erma Fatima, Sofea Rose, Miraki, Maqilla, Daanya, Peace Collection, Hanees Hijabees and Watie Collection which will be on runway stage in both Saturday and Sunday.
Fuza Umar, the brainchild and founder of #AIFW2018 said, “It is with great honor that we welcome all exhibitors, designers, trade buyers and visitors from all over the world, to be part of this exciting event again for the second time in Kuala Lumpur. We are also deeply grateful for the generosity and commitment of our partners and sponsors to make this year’s event a resounding success.” Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation.
Partners and sponsors for #AIFW2018 are Ministry of Federal Territory, Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE), Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL), Kuala Lumpur Tourism Bureau, Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), Celessence UK – the leading
supplier of micro-encapsulation technology to the textiles and prints industries and home, Mengaji.com – an application to drive a new culture in quran recitation among Muslims globally, Smart Surau, OIC Today, La Tulipe Cosmetic Indonesia, Pico International (M) Sdn Bhd, Cantuman Wawasan, Flytone Production and Sama-Sama Spa who will be launching their new Sharia-compliant nail polish with water permeable technology.
Known for its global interest, #AIFW2018 serves to inspire businesses to adapt the blending of Islamic lifestyle and pop culture through fashion and business talks scheduled which have been scheduled to take place on Thursday and Friday. For more details, please visit www.asiaislamicfashionweek.com and follow Instagram @aifw2018.
About Asia Islamic Fashion Week (AIFW)
Supported by Ministry of Federal Territories, Asia Islamic Fashion Week consists of three main elements;
- Fashion Trade Show
A platform for sustainable and profitable Islamic fashion and lifestyle business
networks; covering the trade and the public. From luxury brands, to the latest trends in
fashion, #AIFW2018 brings you exhibitors from around the world that fuel the business
of Islamic fashion.
- Fashion Show
Featuring the latest trends in Islamic fashion from renowned designers, top retailers,
boutiques and independent designers. The runway show is a must see event.
iii. Fashion Interact
Enriching Muslims with the knowledge of Islamic fashion based on Islamic values
through interactive talks by speakers from various fields within the Islamic fashion &
For further information on #AIFW2018, kindly contact:
Asia Islamic Fashion Week Organizing Committee No.48, Jln Sri Hartamas 2, Sri Hartamas, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Website: http://www.asiaislamicfashionweek.com
General Inquiry: [email protected]
Media: [email protected]
Sponsors, Exhibitors & Trade Buyers: [email protected]